Monday, July 9, 2012

Keynote Address by Doc Hendley Struck a Chord with Summit Campers


Doc Hendley at Redesigning Our Future: Summit for High School Students 2012


Our keynote speaker at the Environmental Summit was Doc Hendley - founder of Wine to Water - a program to bring clean sustainable water to children across the globe.


Be sure to check out the Doc Hendley interview conducted by Austin Fisher immediately following the presentation.

Redesigning Our Future on Twitter - Come Join Us



Help Us Redesign the Future on Twitter


High school students from across the nation are Redesigning the Future this summer at the National Environmental Summit.


Join us on Twitter to hear about all the things we are learning this week or use #redesign2012 to tweet up with campers, counselors, staff, and faculty from July 9-14, 2012.




Oh yes, I'm tweeting that for sure. We know how to use out technological gear, and we are going to use it to make a difference. You can too.

Getting Ready to Redesign the Future - Summit Workshop



Dr. John Wear meets with counselors, staff, and faculty to prepare for Redesigning Our Future - a summer environmental summit for high school students across the United States.




It's an early morning at the Center for the Environment as everyone goes over last minute details while enjoying coffee, cake, and fruit.




Counselor Jenn is a recent graduate in Environmental Science. She likes the coffee cake and is looking forward to meeting the summit students.






Counselor Eli is a sophomore in Environmental Science, and Counselor David is an alumnus who teaches classes at RCCC.




Counselor Ka'Shara will be working with the "Environmental education through Theatre" focus group and Professor Linda Kesler will be coordinating the "What We Have Learned" festival on the final day of the summit.




Staff members help get everyone outfitted in summit t-shirts.The soft gray shirts feature the "Redesigning Our Future" logo and the event sponsors for the National Summit for High School Students.




Intern Tom catches up on some computer work while waiting for students to begin arriving later in the afternoon.